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The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Bayelsa has dropped from 9.1 per cent in 2010 to 3.8 per cent in 2016, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimi Etebu, has said. He said ... "Bayelsa was number three among the 36 states in Nigeria, but today Bayelsa is listed in the 15th position. "Just like PROMOT 1, ...

About 5000 persons on Thursday defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State. The defectors were led majorly by former political appointees, who left the PDP for the APC during the last governorship election in the state. Receiving the ...
Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said it had prevented the payment of N3.9 billion annually to payroll fraudsters in its local government councils. It said the reduction comes as a fallout of the ongoing public sector reforms in the state. Speaking during a press conference, the Commissioner for ...
As part of its plans to institutionalise wrestling, the Bayelsa state government has concluded plans to build an ultra-modern wrestling gym in the state capital, Yenagoa. This was disclosed by the state governor Henry Seriake Dickson during a reception in Yenagoa in honour of Team Nigeria wrestlers to the ...
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Bayelsa State government will use part of its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to fund the Students Tertiary Education Loan Board, Governor Seriake ... either in the University of Africa, Toru Orua or in our state-owned Niger Delta University or any other university in Nigeria, you will not be left behind.
Yenagoa – Bayelsa State Government has received the Team Wrestling Nigerian contingent who won a total of eight medals made up three gold, two silver and three bronze at the recently-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games hosted in Gold Coast by Australia. Governor Seriake Dickson doled out ...
Rector of Federal Polytechnic Ekowe, Bayelsa State, Dr. Seiyaboh Idah yesterday took a swipe at persons criticising the management of the school following the drowning of a student identified as Adekunle Stephen. Speaking at the school's campus in Ekowe, Southern Ijaw, Idah lamented the death of the ...
The Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State, Dr. Seiyaboh Idah, yesterday slammed those criticising the management, after a student, Adekunle Stephen, got drowned. Speaking in Ekowe, Southern Ijaw, Idah lamented the death, but said the claims by critics that the victim died because ...
Yenagoa – No fewer than 1,550 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) were on Monday sworn in in Bayelsa State for the 2018 Batch A ... General Services, said the scheme through its various programmes had provided a platform for young Nigerian graduates to integrate, socialize and ...
The Chairman, Dodo River Communities Development Association,DRDA, one of the Regional Development Committees under the Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU between the Bayelsa State Government, Dodo River communities and Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, Mr. Berry Negerese has ...
Dickson who spoke yesterday at a National Prayer Conference in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, stated that Nigeria is seriously bleeding and divided more than ever. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Agbo, the Bayelsa State governor said Nigerians must unite in prayers and resolve ...
Dickson said all Bayelsans and indeed Ijaw people would support such a leader in the task of ensuring continuity in the development of the state after the expiration of his tenure in 2020. According to the governor, all revenues received by the state must be judiciously utilised to carry out projects that would ...
Creek communities in Nembe Kingdom, Bayelsa State on Saturday voiced their frustration over unresolved crisis between them and an oil firm operating ... Mingi XII; Bayelsa Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (retd); Area Commander, Nigeria Police Force, Nembe; Commander, Joint Task Force, ...
The Bayelsa State Government has congratulated the country's wrestling contingent to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia for their fine ... performance of the wrestlers and for Daniel Igali; he has remained a shining star and a motivating force behind the success story of Nigerian wrestling.
The Bayelsa State Government on Saturday commended the country's wrestling contingent to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia for their victorious ... The statement paid special tribute to the President of the Nigerian Wrestling Federation and member of the State House of Assembly, Hon.

Bayelsa State Government on Saturday threatened to drag the Buhari Government to court if it refuses to deduct the 13 percent derivation component of ... and paying the 13 percent derivation to the oil-producing states would amount to arm twisting them to make double contributions to the security funds.
“These flights are the foundation for connecting Bayelsa to other parts of Nigeria by air,” Bristow Area Manager (Africa), Dapo Oyeleke, said in a statement. “There is a great deal of interest in this service, and this agreement gives us an advantage in the market. We look forward to serving the state of Bayelsa ...
By Emem Idio. YENAGOA—SUSPECTED cultists have stabbed a commercial tricyclist, Keke Napep, to death in their failed attempt to rob him at the Tombia market area of Yenagoa, the state capital. Police reports said yesterday, that the suspects had attempted to rob the victim but killed him for resisting ...
The Bayelsa State Government has announced the suspension of salaries of hundreds of workers, sparking outrage amid fears of a mass sack. The government said “excess staff” were being considered for “redeployment”, but staff unions, including the Nigerian Union of Journalists, said at least 222 their ...
Bayelsa State Government has commenced plans to downsize its workforce with the sack of about 222 staffers from its radio station and newspaper. About 86 staff of New Waves Newspaper and 136 others from Radio Bayelsa were affected in the exercise. The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Union of ...
Bayelsa State Government has commenced plans to downsize its workforce with the sack of about 222 staffers from its radio station and newspaper. About 86 staff of New Waves Newspaper and 136 others from Radio Bayelsa were affected in the exercise. The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Union of ...
Bayelsa State Government has commenced plans to 'redeploy' its workforce with the sack of about 222 staffers from its radio station and newspaper. About 86 staff of New Waves Newspaper and 136 others from Radio Bayelsa were affected in the exercise. The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Union of ...
No fewer than 200 youth attached to the Bayelsa State Volunteer Services have denounced their membership of different secret cults existing in the state. They renounced their memberships of the secret groups during a ceremony organised by the Volunteer Group on Monday at its state office in Yenagoa, ...
Yenagoa – Bayelsa State Government under Governor Seriake Dickson has said that it is committed to its deliberate policy to recognise youths of the state and support them to develop and attain their creative potential. Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, stated ...
The police have nabbed two taxi drivers for raping and robbing their female passenger in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The suspects identified as Nathan Ogbara, 33 and Justin Amos, 32 were arrested at Tombia Roundabout Yenagoa while fleeing the crime scene. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ...
Two suspected rapists are cooling their heels at the Bayelsa State Police Command after they were arrested for allegedly raping a 22-year-old female (names withheld). The suspects, Nathan Ogbara, 33, and Justin Amos, 32, both commercial taxi operators in Yenagoa, were arrested on Easter Sunday ...
He said: “We the National Leadership of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide wish to express our utter disgust, displeasure, disbelief and to condemn in its entirety a letter of demand notice purportedly issued to Redemption Ministry, Azikoro Road, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State by the Epie Clan in Central ...
Olayo, a member of Greenlanders cult group and also believed to be the hit man of Bobos cult in the state was found guilty for the murder of one Being Ilebiri, whom he shot dead on September 6 2011 along RBIs Mechanic road, Amarata, Yenagoa, the state capital. The prosecution counsel Andrew ...
The Supreme Council of Non-Indigenes (SCNI), at the weekend, held a crucial meeting with the Government of Bayelsa State, to seek ways of deepening existing peace and unity in the state. The council, which comprises all non-indigenes living in the state, met with the Commissioner for Information and ...
In a statement titled: 'Nigeria at crossroads: Main front to the rescue', the leaders said: “Nigeria is, at the moment, in a state of inertia, with her people ... the country from its current state, the leaders said: “In the circumstances, our major assignment, is to salvage the ship of the Nigerian state tottering in a ...
“Bayelsa state produces over 40 percent of the gas produced in Nigeria so we have gas in abundance. “We have already commenced the siting of mini power plants close to the source of the gas and investors can take advantage of this huge opportunity. Bayelsa state is at peace with itself, Bayelsa state is ...
More investors have indicated interest in agriculture, tourism and oil and gas sectors of Bayelsa State economy, indicating that the investment drive of the state Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has continued to yield positive results. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Francis Ottah Agbo, said that ...
YENAGOA—THE Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, South-South zonal council, has tasked Bayelsa State Government on the urgent need to implement ... “We call on the state government to take cognisance of the following in dealing with the aged: the 1999 Constitution Section 173(4) states that Pension ...
Appending his signature on the amended law in Yenagoa, Dickson noted with concern the rise in cult and other related activities in the state, especially in Yenagoa and its environs. He noted that with the amendment, the law enforcement agencies have been empowered to deal decisively with suspected ...
The governor, who spoke on the topic: “Gas: A 200 billion dollars Opportunity'', said “Bayelsa State is synonymous with gas, because there is gas ... Ghana, Alassane Ouattara of Cote d'Ivoire and former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo are among other notable dignitaries attending the forum.
Dickson noted with serious concern, the rise in cult and other related activities in the state, especially in Yenagoa and its environs, stressing that, with the amendment, law enforcement agencies have been empowered to deal decisively with suspected cultists and their sponsors. He explained that the ...
Leaders of the Niger Delta under the aegis of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, were, yesterday, joined by ethnic leaders from the South-West, South-East and the Middle-Belt of the country at a mega rally held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to renew their call for the restructuring of the Nigerian federation ...
Former Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Bayelsa State, Hon. Ebiowou Koku-Obiyai (3rd left), Chairperson, Executive Committee of the CWP (Africa Region), Lindiwe Maseko, First Lady of Bayelsa State, Dr. Rachel Dickson (centre), Bayelsa scholarship beneficiary and female first-class graduate of the ...
“The suspect was arrested and detained at the Oporoma Police Division, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, preparatory to being transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yenagoa. “The suspect on March 21, 2018 attempted to escape from lawful custody and was ...
“There seems to be emergence of cultism in Bayelsa State. We urge the public to volunteer information and assist the police in eradicating cultism among youths.” Disturbed by activities of cultists, the House of Assembly yesterday began the amendment of anti-secret cult law to increase the jail terms of ...
Loto Omolayo, the Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday said the corps member whose hand was allegedly cut off by armed robbers in the state was responding to treatment. Mrs. Omolayo disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after her visit to the ...
The policeman, who hails Bokos community, in the Bokos Local Government Area of Plateau State, was attached to Mobile Police Unit 30, Bayelsa Command, and was deployed in the Akenfa Police Station for patrol duties before the incident. The State Special Prosecutor, Arthur Seweniowor, had charged ...
The Bayelsa State Police command has arrested three suspected cult members who robbed and cut off the hand of a serving youths corps member in the state. The spokesman of the command, DSP Astimin Butswat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yenagoa that the arrest was made ...
The Police Command in Bayelsa says it is fighting cultism in the state headlong with the collaboration of other security agencies. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Don Awunah made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. “The police, the state ...
The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, said Nigerians are waiting for PDP “to lead the charge to wrest power from the APC”. The governor ... “Without the support and cooperation of party leaders/Stakeholders, it will be difficult for PDP to realize its manifest destiny of salvaging Nigeria,” he added.
Yenagoa — Residents of Amatu II community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State yesterday fled the community following the clash which marred the election of members of the Community Trust of Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC. The leadership tussle which reportedly ...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed New Telegraph's report on the flopped Greenfield refineries' project in Nigeria, ... slated for three states of the federation-Lagos, Kogi and Bayelsa – jointly financed by the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and ...
“The member representing Biseni/Okordia/Zarama Constituency in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon. Gentle Emela and the member representing Yenagoa/Kolokuma/Opokuma Federal Constituency, Hon. Douye Diri who came for an on-the-spot assessment of the damage in the area were taken ...


 

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